||rained last night and all day to day at
||rained a little last night and Several Showers
||Musquetors troublesom. I arived at the Missouri.
||Rochejhone falling much faster than the Missouri
||Musquetors excessively troublesom both
||rained hard last night with Thunder Lightning
& hard wind from S.W. killed a white Bear & Bighorn.
||Commenced raining at daylight and contined at
intervals all day. air Cool.
||air cool. Sergt. pryor arrive in Skin Canoes.
||a heavy dew. air cool and clear
found red goose berries [See August 9, 1806.] and a dark purple current
||found a Species of Cherry [Pin Cherry.
The "read heart" cherry is probably the Black Cherry; See Lewis's entry of
August 12, 1806.] resembling the read Heart cherry of our country.
||sarvis berries in abundance & ripe.
||Capt. Lewis overtake me with the party
||a fiew drops of rain last night at 8 P.M with
hard S W wind
||Mandan Corn <is r[ipe?]>
now full and beginning to harden
||Northern lights [Aurora borealis.]
Seen last night in forpart of the night.
||leave the Mandans
||rained moderately last night in forpart of the
||Comenced raining at 5 A.M and Continued with a
hard wind untill [blank]
||rained a little in the course of the night.
at day a violent hard Shower for 1/2 an hour
||rained the greater part of last night.
grape and plums ripe. The rains which have fallen in this month is most
Commonly from flying Clouds which pass in different directions, those Clouds are always
accompanied with ahrd winds and Sometimes accompanied with thunder and lightning--
The river has been falling moderately Since the third of the month. the rains which
has fallen has no impression on the river than Causing it to be more muddy and probably
prevents its falling fast.--.
||rained at 10 A M. & 4 P M hard wind
||wind blew hard all day grapes in
||Heavy dew this morning. Saw a pilecan
||first Turkeys at Tylor River above the big bend
||Some rain this morning only a fiew drops and at
||a fiew drops of rain last night I Saw the
||rained most of last night with T.Li. & a
hard wind from the S.W. some rain to day.